A Juneau man faces new charges after he’s already been sentenced for burglarizing area homes.
Joseph A. Allen, 30, was indicted by a Juneau grand jury on Friday on fifteen charges of felony burglary, theft, and robbery for at least seven incidents that allegedly happened in November and December of last year. During at least one burglary attempt on the day after Christmas, Allen allegedly was armed, and threatened or used force against a woman with two children.
One of the charges includes first degree vehicle theft.
Allen has already been sentenced to twelve months and fifteen months in prison in connection with two other burglary cases.
- Typical criminal cases go to local district attorneys for consideration. The head of the Office of Special Prosecutions wouldn't elaborate on why this case was in his office.
- A human leg and boot were pulled out of Gastineau Channel near Sandy Beach on Monday afternoon, according to a Juneau Police Department news release.
- A decades old debate is gaining traction over the stability of Sitka’s herring population.
- A trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Alaska man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend when he tried to kill himself and the bullet struck the woman after passing through his head.